The 7 Best Bagel Shops In Columbus

Updated: September 21, 2022

Not sure where to get your poppy seed bagel fix? Find the best bagel spots in Columbus on this list! For this list of bagel spots, we analyzed the best review sites and incorporated millions of diner and expert reviews. Featuring restaurants, kosher delis, and specialty bakeries this bagel list has something for everyone in Columbus.

Find the perfect Bagel spot

Chocolate Café Express

American, $$, ColumbusAmerican, $$Columbus, Brewery District (including Whittier Peninsula)
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

The Lox

Bagel shop, $, ColumbusBagel shop, $Columbus, Italian Village
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Colin's Coffee

Tea & Coffee, $, ColumbusTea & Coffee, $Columbus
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Brenen's Cafe

Tea & Coffee, $, ColumbusTea & Coffee, $Columbus, The Ohio State University
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Block's Bagels

American, $$, ColumbusAmerican, $$Columbus, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Block's Hot Bagels Deli & Bakery

Bakery, $, ColumbusBakery, $Columbus, Livingston - McNaughten
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5

Barry Bagels - Dublin

Bagel shop, $, ColumbusBagel shop, $Columbus, Shannon Heights
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

We know how tough it is to find the best Bagel in Columbus. We analyzed 5530 Columbus restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Columbus restaurant reviews, and 161 lists and articles – looking closely at what had to say – and applied our boam magic. For example, we considered as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in Columbus Bagel.


Chocolate Café Express, Block's Bagels, and Panera Bread are the highest-rated bagel spots for take-out in Columbus.

Chocolate Café Express, Block's Bagels, and Tim Horton's are the highest-rated bagel spots for breakfast in Columbus.

Chocolate Café Express, Block's Bagels, and Tim Horton's are the highest-rated bagel spots for lunch in Columbus.

Panera Bread and Tim Hortons are the highest-rated bagel spots for a pick-up order in Columbus.

Panera Bread is the highest-rated vegetarian Bagel spot in Columbus.

Interesting facts about Bagel

  • Overpriced, much?

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  • A big appetite

    Do you like plain Bagelicious bagel? Probably not as much as Teddy Delacruz. They ate a whopping 6 in 5 minutes, A world record!

  • The history of bagel

    bagel has an interesting history, but it is generally agreed upon that it originates from Poland. The tasty dish has become immensely popular and sought after throughout the world.

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